Ultimate South Island Solo Travellers Tour
Ultimate South Island Solo Travellers Tour
$8,050
per person
Destination: Australia/NZ/South Pacific
Tour Provider: Grand Pacific Tours
Duration: 11 days
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Promo Code: DTASE2U

Description:

 

ULTIMATE SMALL GROUP TOURING

Return airfares from your homeport

Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival

Return airport transfers in New Zealand

Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows

Professional Coach Captain

10 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation

3 two night stays

Hotel porterage

2 cruises

All sightseeing and pre paid attractions

Comprehensive documentation pack

BONUS Group photo

 

MEALS

10 cooked breakfasts

8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch

1 Ultimate High Tea: Larnach Castle

Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.

 


Itinerary:

 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH (D)

On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy luxe benefits and a complimentary pre dinner drink as you meet your travelling companions.

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City (2 nights)

 

DAY 2: CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Visit the International Antarctic Centre for an interactive experience of Antarctica, followed by a city tour of Christchurch and free time at leisure.

 

DAY 3: CHRISTCHURCH - ARTHUR’S PASS  - FRANZ JOSEF (B,D)

Board the TranzAlpine, travel through spectacular gorges to Arthur’s Pass. Board your Ultimate coach and travel to Hokitika, before continuing to Franz Josef where time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers.

Hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat

 

DAY 4: FRANZ JOSEF  - QUEENSTOWN (B)

See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast and the Haast Pass. Arrive into picturesque Queenstown where this evening is free to dine at leisure.

Hotel Millennium Queenstown (2 nights)

 

DAY 5: QUEENSTOWN (FREE DAY) (B,SD)

Today is a free day for optional sightseeing. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Enjoy a gourmet barbecue dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead followed by a short farm tour and a sing along by the piano as your cruise back to Queenstown.

 

DAY6: QUEENSTOWN - TE ANAU (B,D)

Travel to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland.

Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas (2 nights)

 

DAY 7: TE ANAU - MILFORD SOUND - TE ANAU (B,L,D)

Enjoy a fascinating drive to Milford Sound for a nature cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and towering Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch onboard. Return to Te Anau for free time.

 

DAY 8: TE ANAU - DUNEDIN (B,D)

Travel to Dunedin for a city tour followed by some free time to explore at leisure.

Hotel Distinction Dunedin

 

DAY 9: DUNEDIN - MT COOK (B,D)

Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a guided tour followed by an Ultimate High Tea. Travel to Oamaru famous for its limestone, follow the Waitaki River to Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest Peak.

Hotel The Hermitage Hotel (Aoraki Wing)

 

DAY 10: MT COOK - CHRISTCHURCH (B,SD)

Today the opportunity is available to enjoy a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the Southern Alps. Continue to Lake Tekapo to view the brilliant turquoise water, the Church of the Good Shepherd and the Sheep Dog Statue before arriving into Christchurch. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends.

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City

 

DAY 11: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

 

(B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner.

 

Pricing is base on 7 January 2020 departure


Terms & Conditions:

Terms and conditions apply. Prices listed are based on solo travelling including all discounts and are correct as of 8 March 2019. Tour is subject to availablity at the time of booking. Prices are based on departing from Australia on the7th January 2020.  Included flights are ex Sydney and include all taxes and surcharges. For other departure cities please speak to your travel consultant. Prices advertised are for payment with cash, credit card payments will incur a surcharge.